An Average Day in the Life of Matt Summers – Flash Fiction

Matt Summers lived in an average house on an average street where nothing ever happened. His mother would wake him by opening his curtains, allowing the light to stream in. Only today, his mother snapped them shut shortly after opening them. "Wha's going on?" asked a bleary-eyed Matt. "Oh nothing," said his mother. "I just … Continue reading An Average Day in the Life of Matt Summers – Flash Fiction

The Early Flight – Don’t Blame Me, I’m Exhausted Poetry

(Simon and Garfunkel's Sound of Silence, for whatever reason, was stuck in my head this morning. That song is beautiful poetry. The following is not) Hello airport lobby, my old friend I've come to wait in you again Because demands for security screening Brought me here when I should be sleeping And now I'm sitting, … Continue reading The Early Flight – Don’t Blame Me, I’m Exhausted Poetry

#ShortStory Saturday’s Flash Fiction Fun with The Writer’s Toolbox – Part Eight

I love to use The Writer's Toolbox (affiliate link) and its creative games, even if they always cause me to end on a cliff-hanger. Unfortunately, all games must come to an end. While I may choose to revisit these characters one day and continue their story, the following is a conclusion to this particular series. Once again … Continue reading #ShortStory Saturday’s Flash Fiction Fun with The Writer’s Toolbox – Part Eight

An interview with my muse – a fiction challenge

Diana over at Myths of the Mirror challenged writers to interview their muse after finding that hers had recently outsourced the job to a merciless mercenary for hire/part-time healthy life style disciplinarian. But upon accepting the challenge, I found my muse somewhat difficult to track down... The air was heavy with procrastination as I heard … Continue reading An interview with my muse – a fiction challenge